Meet our Neighbors

"A lot of times you have to just listen--and be a listener."

Mr. Robert Revels

Meet the people who built the stone walls that surround the University, led movements for fair labor and housing across Chapel Hill/Carrboro, and fought for the freedom of all Black Americans.

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Clarence Farrar

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Eugene Farrar

"In order for us to move forward, in the political arena and in the social setting and even in this world today, we have to be registered to vote." - Eugene Farrar Eugene Farrar is a Chapel Hill native. He has long been engaged in community issues such as voter participation and affordable housing.…

Jane Farrar

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Stella Farrar

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Dennis Lee Farrington Jr.

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Dennis Farrington

"They took a lot of the trophies and got rid of them--that Lincoln had. Threw them away. - Dennis Farrington

Willis Farrington

Born and raised in Northside, Reverend Willis Farrington recounts the community of Northside and the Roberson Street Community Center as his childhood home. As an integral individual in Northside, the community supported his decision to become a minister and lead jail and street ministries. Now,…

Joseph Fearrington

"When I came out of the service in January 1946, I got a little work with my father over on Broad St. and another place, a couple more houses, and I decided I’d start mine. And so I had the timber cut to build this house, to frame it. .. . And that white house down there where them cars are parked?…

Katelyn Ferrell

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Sheila Florence

"We figured that's just the way it’s supposed to be until later when integration did come about, and we came into the knowledge that it's not supposed to be that way, everybody's supposed to be equal — but being white: whites thought 'white meant right.'" - Sheila Florence

Esphur Foster

"We are nothing without our history." - Esphur Foster

Harold Foster

Christian Foushee-Green

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Braxton Foushee

"Well, it was a bunch of us guys in the neighborhood, and girls, we stayed in the old defined Northside, not the expanded Northside, and we used to meet on the corner every night and sit, and that was kind of where the neighborhood kids met at night. There was a streetlight, and we'd sit on the…

James Foushee

Mack Foushee

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Valerie P. Foushee

Vivian Foushee

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Emma Fowler

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Crystal Freeman

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Shannon French

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